Valorant Rifle Weapon Guide: How to use every assault rifle in Riot Games' new shooter
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Valorant Rifle Weapon Guide: How to use every assault rifle in Riot Games' new shooter

Lloyd Coombes
2 June 2020

Valorant's arsenal is finally taking shape. Here's our guide to assault rifles.

Valorant, Riot Games' class-based tactical shooter, is finally out and that means you can play it right now!

While there are plenty of abilities that players can use, pulling the trigger is still key. Here's our guide to the game's rifles (or assault rifles).

Valorant: Rifle Weapons Guide

There are four rifles available in Valorant. Here's a quick guide to each.

Bulldog:

  • Full-auto hip fire
  • Burst fire when ADS
  • Low damage

Vandal:

  • Great all-rounder
  • High damage at range
  • Slow rate of fire

Phantom:

  • Faster rate of fire than Vandal but less damage over distance
  • Shorter range but more predictable recoil
  • Perfect for 'run and gun' players

Guardian

  • Semi-auto rifle that hits hard
  • Ideal for accurate players

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